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PostPosted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BEGG, ALEXANDER JAMES
Initials: AJ
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 17th Bn.
Awards: Military Cross
Date of Death: 10/07/1916
Age: 20
Additional Information: Son of James and Margaret Greenlees Begg, of "Westlands," Paisley, Renfrewshire.
Grave Reference: V. B. 10.
Cemetery: Abbeville Communal Cemetery.

Also named on Glasgow Academy War Memorial.

There is a memorial to Lt Begg in Paisley Abbey: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/viewtopic.php?p=95708#95708
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BLACK, NA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery, 105th Bde, "A" Bty
Date of Death: 23/5/1916
Additional Information: Son of William and Jane Black. Native of Glasgow.
Grave Reference: I B 5
Cemetery: Bois-De-Noulette British Cemetery, Aix-Noulette.

Also named on Glasgow High School and Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church War Memorials and in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel. A short biographical note about Captain Black can be seen on the University Roll of Honour: https://universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=1455


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BOYD, GEORGE VALLANCE MCKINLAY
Initials: GVM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 17th Bn
Date of Death: 1/7/1916
Age: 36
Additional Information: Son of George Vallance Boyd and Helen Landale Symington Boyd, of Landale, Troon, Ayrshire.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 15C
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial.

Also named on Troon, Troon Old Parish Church, Troon St Ninian's Church and Loretto School War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BURRELL, WILLIAM
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Motor Boat Reserve
Date of Death: 18/11/1914
Age: 29
Additional Information: Son of George and Anne Jane Burrell, of Gleniffer Lodge, Paisley.
Panel Reference: 6
Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

Also named on Paisley Grammar School and Paisley Abbey War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: BURTON, JAMES WILSON
Initials: JW
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps attd. 18th General Hosp.
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Date of Death: 05/07/1919
Additional Information: Son of Dr. Thomas Burton, M.D.; husband of Alice Isobel Lambert Burton, of St. Leonard's Bank, Perth.
Grave Reference: 4 B 3
Cemetery: Rawalpindi War Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: CARRICK, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 6th Bn
Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
Date of Death: 31/7/1917
Age: 21
Additional Information: Born at Milngarvie, Stirlingshire. Son of John and Eveline Carrick, of Warren Hill Cottage, Meads, Eastbourne.
Grave Reference: III A 2
Cemetery: Brandhoek New Military Cemetery.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: FINDLAY, JOHN ALEXANDER
Initials: JA
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 1st/5th Bn
Awards: Distinguished Service Order, Three times Mentioned in Despatches
Date of Death: 8/11/1917
Age: 34
Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Jessie B. Findlay, of Clairmont, Kelvinside, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: XII C 4
Cemeter: Gaza War Cemetery.

Also named on Kelvinside Academy War Memorial and in the University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel. A short biographical note about Major Findlay can be seen on the University's Roll of Honour: https://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/ww1-biography/?id=48
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

James Woodhall Forrest is named on Kelvinside Academy War Memorial and Fettes College Roll of Honour. He is not named on CWGC and the circumstances of his death are discussed at: http://warmemscot.s4.bizhat.com/warmemscot-post-57311.html
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GARDNER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 6th/7th Bn.
Awards: Military Cross
Date of Death: 27/9/1917
Age: 21.
Additional Information: Son of John and Mary Gardner, of 20, Daniel Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow.
Grave Ref: D. 50.
Cemetery: Cathcart Cemetery.

Also named on Glasgow Academy War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: GUTHRIE, ROBERT YATES
Initials: RY
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Service Number: 15597
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 17th Bn, "C" Coy
Date of Death: 18/7/1916
Age: 34
Additional Information: Son of James and Annie Yates Guthrie. Born at Troon, Ayrshire.
Grave Reference: A Old 38
Cemetery: Troon Cemetery.

Also named on Troon and St Meddan's Parish Church War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HENDERSON, HUGO FRASER
Initials: HF
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Service Number: 9388
Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles, 2nd Bn
Date of Death: 15/10/1918
Age: 40
Additional Information: Son of John Lorenso Henderson and Elizabeth Lennox Fraser Henderson; husband of Janie F. Russell Henderson, of 24, Falkland Mansions, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: II A 10
Cemetery: Dadizeele New British Cemetery.

Also named on Glasgow Academy War Memorial.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: HODGART, MATTHEW
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers, 406th (Renfrew) Field Coy
Awards: Military Cross
Date of Death: 9/10/1917
Age: 32
Additional Information: Son of John Hodgart and Eliza Maclure Hodgart, of Paisley; husband of Katherine B. C. Gardner Hodgart, of Graewraes, Paisley. Mechanical Engineer.
Grave Reference: V A 11
Cemetery: Bard Cottage Cemetery.

Also named on Paisley Grammar School, Paisley Abbey and Merchiston Castle School War Memorials.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: JENKINS, PATRICK GRAHAM
Initials: P G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders, 7th Bn.
Date of Death: 09/04/1917
Grave/Memorial Reference: XVII. H. 20.
Cemetery: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

Also named on the Royal Technical College and Glasgow Academy War Memorials and is named on an individual memorial in Cambuslang Parish Church.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MANN, RM
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: General List and Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Awards: Volunteer Officers' Decoration
Date of Death: 20/11/1917
Grave Reference: F 417
Cemetery: East Kilbride Cemetery.

Also named on memorials at Queen's Park Football Club, Busby Bowling Club and Greenbank Parish Church, Clarkston.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Name: MORRISON, JAMES FYFE
Initials: JF
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry, 17th Bn
Date of Death: 18/11/1916
Age: 34
Additional Information: Son of James Morrison, of Polmadie, Glasgow.
Grave Reference: F 17
Cemetery: New Munich Trench British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel.

Also named on North Berwick and Glasgow High School War Memorials.
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